Start Weight:(06 May 16) 175.0 lb
Current Weight:(08 May 16) 175.0 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: nikeit's own diet
performance: gaining 0.0 lb a week

I am a 59 year-old woman with health and emotional issues - I am trying to lose weight because being overweight is not helping me in my life and I am trying to start some kind of life over after the loss of my only child 2 years ago.

I am trying to try to begin crawling out of the darkest hole I have ever been in (and that is saying a lot since I am bi-polar and have seen more than a few dark holes). My health problems are bad enough and the weight is making things much worse. It is hard enough for me to feel good about myself and the weight problem is really making that exponentially worse as well. I am also beginning to believe that the weight is keeping me from getting a decent night's sleep and exhaustion certainly isn't helping.

I am hoping that by getting on this site (again - I tried it for a while back in 2008/9) I can start to keep track of what I am doing with eating and exercising so I will be more aware of it - hopefully that will be a start to fixing things, too.

I am also looking forward to reading about other people and their struggles and successes - it is nice to know I am not alone and that it is possible to get a handle on your weight.

FatSecret member since: 20 Sep 08

nikeit's Weight History

nikeit's Latest Member Challenges

status: Completed
ended: 05 Feb 09
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status: Completed
ended: 29 Jan 09
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nikeit's Cookbook

cals: 56kcal | fat: 2.82g | carbs: 3.91g | prot: 3.79g
Jalapeno Poppers
These baked and battered poppers have minimal points but maximum flavor.
cals: 330kcal | fat: 3.09g | carbs: 15.17g | prot: 56.95g
Teriyaki Chicken
Sensational chicken that's great on top of rice, or shredded and mixed in with a Napa cabbage salad.
cals: 88kcal | fat: 1.95g | carbs: 15.28g | prot: 3.48g
Homemade Banana & Oats Granola Bar
Granola bar with almonds and raisins sweetened just with banana.
cals: 257kcal | fat: 11.61g | carbs: 22.61g | prot: 15.58g
Coconut Chicken
A yummy sticky coconut chicken that pairs wonderfully with rice.
cals: 267kcal | fat: 8.67g | carbs: 40.81g | prot: 7.33g
Cinnamon Raisin Roll-Ups
A recipe I found in a kids cook book and made for my daughter, and ended up liking it for lunch.
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09 May 2016

Complete fatigue and pain today so I couldn't do more than sit up for 20 minutes here and there but mostly had to lay down. Total kcal 1816 (16 over the ...
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08 May 2016

Just going to focus on exercise - once I am in that habit I will worry about eating better. Can't take on both at once and moving again is most impor ...
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